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PRICE WATERHOUSE COOPER TOWER, LEVEL 14, 188 QUAY STREET, AUCKLAND 1010, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 9 375 8700
Fax:
Fax +64 9 309 4494
Email:
Web:
www.heskethhenry.co.nz
Hesketh Henry, Kate Telford, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

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Kate Telford

Tel:
Work +64 9 375 7630
Email:
Hesketh Henry

Work Department

Mergers and acquisitions / Corporate Advisory / Foreign Investment / Corporate governance

Position

Kate's principal area of practice is general corporate and commercial law. Kate regularly advises clients on a range of commercial agreements including joint venture and shareholder agreements, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements, sponsorship agreements and terms of trade. In addition, Kate has extensive experience in advising clients in relation to acquiring, disposing of and investing in businesses.

Career

Prior to joining Hesketh Henry, Kate practised in large law firms in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Kate became a partner at Hesketh Henry in 2012.

Languages

English

Education

LLB (University of Canterbury) Bcom (University of Canterbury)


New Zealand

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Auckland firm Hesketh Henry provides specialist advice to domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries and frequently assists overseas entities moving into the Australasian market through corporate acquisitions or new ventures. Among its clients are Babcock (NZ), AECOM New Zealand, Dominion Constructors, Independent Timber Merchants Co-operative and Flexi Cards. Managing partner Erich Bachmann leads the practice and was the key lawyer for Mataura Valley Milk in handling an investment by China Animal Husbandry Group and the development of a NZ$230m dairy plant. He was assisted by senior associate Julika Wahlmann-Smith. Key partner Chris Lee advises private New Zealand companies on governance, commercial agreements, shareholder agreements, regulatory compliance and M&A transactions. For Davines, he handled the termination of the distribution agreement with the existing distributor and the negotiation of terms with a new distribution partner. Kate Telford is also recommended.

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